NTSB Identification: DEN83LA134.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21467.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 05, 1983 in HAMILTON, MT
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235, registration: N8787W
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

GROUND ROLL DURING TAKEOFF WAS NORMAL BUT AT LIFTOFF THE ACFT BEGAN A ROLL TO THE LEFT. THE PILOT SAID HE BEGAN THE TAKEOFF WITH LESS THAN FULL POWER BUT ADDED FULL POWER AS THE TURN BEGAN. HE TRIED TO CORRECT WITH AILERON TO NO AVAIL. THE ACFT WAS NOW HEADING FOR SEVERAL HANGARS. THE PILOT REDUCED POWER AND TRIED TO GO BETWEEN THE HANGARS. THE ACFT CLEARED THE TOP OF ONE HANGAR BREAKING A POWERLINE. IT THEN FLEW THROUGH POWER AND PHONE LINES AND WENT THROUGH A FENCE BEFORE STOPPING ON ITS BELLY. THIS ACFT BELONGED TO THE PILOT AND HAD BEEN FLOWN LESS THAN 3 HOURS IN THE LAST 9 MONTHS. THE PILOTS LAST BIENNIAL FLT REVIEW WAS DATED 7/30/74.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

LIFT-OFF..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

LACK OF RECENT TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

ABORTED TAKEOFF..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..REDUCED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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